Tag: cloud services
The private industry least likely to adopt public cloud services for data storage are financial institutions. Holding the most sensitive and heavily-regulated of data types, personal financial information, banks and similar institutions are mostly moving towards private cloud services – and doing so at great cost.
After a lengthy incubation phase, Microsoft is finally ready to release its IaaS product into the wild. AWS, look out.
Australian research firm Macquarie Capital estimates that as a stand-alone business, AWS would be worth $19-$30 billion.
Amazon pulls back the covers on its cloud business, touts public sector adoption.
<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpccloud/eagle_in_the_clouds.jpg” alt=”” width=”92″ height=”75″ />Federal IT departments are faced with some tough challenges these days. Not only are budgets constrained, but mandates are starting to stack up like the tax code. One of the most talked about is the cloud-first mandate, but what kind of cloud will it be?
Between the ubiquity of Internet-connected devices and businesses looking to expand their reach through digital means, it’s becoming nearly impossible to talk about technology without mentioning “the cloud.” In the last week, two big name analysts have released reports, each predicting a public cloud services market that reaches northward of $100 billion by the next presidential election.
<em>Achieving Federated and Self-Manageable Cloud Infrastructures: Theory and Practice</em> provides an analysis of the main issues surrounding cloud federation.
Lack of high bandwidth connectivity can severely hinder the use of cloud services for HPC workloads.
HPC and grid/cloud expert Wolfgang Gentzsch conducts an interview with Paolo Balboni, scientific director of the European Privacy Association and founding partner at ICT Legal Consulting in Milan. Dr. Balboni will be featured speaker at ISC Cloud in Mannheim, Germany, Sept. 26-27, 2012, where he will be discussing the legal aspects of cloud computing.
Current financial pressures have led educational institutions to look for a more sustainable and innovative way of managing their services, this includes the IT infrastructure that underpins the teaching and learning. The author proposes a cloud-based solution for implementing disaster recovery and business continuity at the college level.